We are looking for a Middle/Senior PHP developer to work as a member of our great team.

Dynamo Development Inc. is an international software engineering company, working in Kyiv for about 20 years with customers in the USA.

We are looking for a Middle/Senior PHP developer to work as a member of our great team (mostly, Fintech). Now we have the following projects:

investment platform — the platform covers the entire investment process from choosing what to invest in, to make a profit. There are many integrations with third-party services to keep the financial operations secure. We’ve worked on this project since April 2020 and now it’s actively used and has already collected more than 1 million investments. However, not all the functionality has been implemented yet.
Stack: Backend (API): PHP 7.3, Symfony 5.3, MySQL 8, API platform, ELK stack, Docker, and Docker-Compose, CI: Jenkins, AWS — production, Codeception (API tests). Frontend (the other team): Javascript, React.

long term rental app — covers the entire rental process, from the selection to the signing of all documents. Also, there is the possibility of sublease. The main idea is to rent an apartment from a phone in 15 minutes. We started this project about 1 year ago.
Stack: Backend (API): PHP 7.4, Symfony 4.4, MySQL 8, ELK stack, Docker, and Docker-Compose, CI: Jenkins, AWS — production. Frontend (the other developer): iOS app — Swift.

the other investment platform — it’s smth same as the previous investment project. Started this project about a month ago.
Stack: Backend: PHP 7.4, Symfony 4.4, MySQL 8, ELK stack, Docker, and Docker-Compose. Frontend: Wordpress (we have a separate specialist for WordPress part).

Team: The Backend team consists of 6 developers: 3 Senior and 3 Middle levels. 1 Wordpress (full stack) developer. And frontend team — 3 developers. Also, we have 2 QA Engineers and PM.

1 specialist works on 1 or 2 projects at once. It depends on the projects.

We expect from you:
- Strong skills and profound knowledge in PHP
- Experience with modern PHP frameworks as Symfony, Laravel or Yii (Symfony is preferred);
- Strong knowledge of OOP principles;
- Ability to configure Ubuntu, Nginx;
- Ability to use Docker and Docker-Compose;
- DB: MySQL (SQL, understanding of indexes, query optimization basics, etc.);
- English: intermediate or higher.

We offer:
- Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
- Flexible work schedule;
- Sick leave and regular vacation;
- Health and Life insurance;
- Partial coverage of costs for certification and IT conferences;
- English classes with certified English teachers.

The working schedule: It’s flexible. Our employees choose a convenient schedule for them. It is advisable to start the working day no earlier than 10am.

Office or remote: We work remotely, with the ability to work from the office (Kyiv, Lybidska). We plan to continue working remotely until we can safely return to work from the office (maybe in 6 months or later).

The hiring process (online, Google Meet):
- HR interview (about 40mins.);
- Tech interview (about 1-1.5 hours);
- Interview with PM and CEO (about 30 mins).

About Dynamo Development

In 1996, Dynamo Development was founded in the New York Metropolitan area as a corporate consulting company that specialized in assisting big firms with all of their software needs. During this time period, we successfully completed projects for companies such as Citibank, Prudential, McDonald’s, and Deutsche Bank, just to name a few.

During the late 90s, we shifted our focus to a hot new area – Internet application development. After several years of success in this new market we, and many others in the industry, were adversely affected by the bursting of the Dot-Com bubble. Despite these hardships, we endured. We were able to open our first developer office in Kyiv, Ukraine around this time.

Using the hotbed of development talent that exists in Kyiv proved to be very beneficial to our continued success. Since this time our company has grown, allowing us to open two more Ukraine offices in the past two years, located in Odesa and Nikopol. As of 2021, our team in Ukraine has grown to over fifty developers.

Our Ukrainian team has many accolades including four PhDs, a myriad of NN certifications in various computer science areas, a plethora of development honors, and many completed projects and products. Our team in Ukraine is led by our head office in New York. Together, Dynamo Development stands ready to assist you with any software solution you may need.

Why us:
We pride ourselves in the family atmosphere that we have curated, paying close attention and taking great care of each of our team members. Our process allows us to keep bureaucracy to a minimum while allowing our team of highly qualified and experienced engineers to spread their technical expertise and flourish in whatever project that they take on. Our group of unique professionals is glad to take on non-standard projects. We work together to create a pool of knowledge and skills that we use to provide solutions that meet our clients’ needs, expectations, and budget. We provide our technicians with the opportunity for continuing education in order to enable them to keep abreast of the latest technologies. We believe that a strong, positive, open, and honest relationship between our employees and partners is the key to our success.

We have a comfortable working format - in the office (optional) or remotely. Our benefits package includes, but is not limited to, 6 types of health insurance, life insurance, English classes, the opportunity to have exercises in any sports club in Kyiv, consultations with a psychotherapist, baby-sitting service, and vaccinations. We have created a unique flexible format that allows employees to create their own list of benefits and customize it to their own needs so that each employee will get what is relevant to them.

Dynamo Development in figures:
315+ Successful projects
50+ Developers
4 Locations

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Job posted on 7 September 2021
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